Mental Ability Test - Reasoning ( Verbal ) - Logical Reasoning

Question - 1

Given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.
Statement: Recent trends also indicate that the number of child migrants in large cities is increasing. These children leave their families to join the ranks of urban poor doing odd jobs in markets, workshops, hotels or in service sectors.
Conclusions:
I. Migration to big cities should be checked.
II. The plight of poor children should thoroughly be studied.

  • A Only conclusion I follows
  • B Only conclusion II follows
  • C Either I or II follows
  • D Neither I nor II follows
  • E Both I and II follow

Question - 2

Given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.
Statement: No country is absolutely self-dependent these days.
Conclusions:
I. It is impossible to grow and produce all that a country needs.
II. Countrymen in general have become lazy.

  • A Only conclusion I follows
  • B Only conclusion II follows
  • C Either I or II follows
  • D Neither I nor II follows
  • E Both I and II follow

Question - 3

Given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.
Statement: The percentage of the national income shared by the top 10 per cent of households in India is 35.
Conclusions:
I. When an economy grows fast, the concentration of wealth in certain pockets of population takes place.
II. The national income is unevenly distributed in India.

  • A Only conclusion I follows
  • B Only conclusion II follows
  • C Either I or II follows
  • D Neither I nor II follows
  • E Both I and II follow

Question - 4

A statement /group of statement is given followed by some conclusions. Without resolving anything yourself, choose the conclusion which logically follows from the given statements.
Statement: The Prime Minister emphatically stated that his government would make every possible effort for the upliftment of poor farmers and farmhands.
Conclusions:
I. Except poor farmers and farmhands, all others have got benefits of fruits of development.
II. No serious efforts have been made in the past for the upliftment of any section of the society

  • A Only conclusion I follows
  • B Only conclusion II follows
  • C Either I or II follows
  • D Neither I nor II follows
  • E Both I and II follow

Question - 5

A statement /group of statement is given followed by some conclusions. Without resolving anything yourself, choose the conclusion which logically follows from the given statements.
Statements: A neurotic is a non-stupid person who behaves stupidly.
Conclusions:
I. Neuroticism and stupidity go hand in hand.
II. Normal persons behave intelligently.

  • A Only conclusion I follows
  • B Only conclusion II follows
  • C Either I or II follows
  • D Neither I nor II follows
  • E Both I and II follow

Question - 6

Given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.
Statements: Players who break various records in a fair way get special prizes. Player X broke the world record but was found to be under the influence of a prohibited drug.
Conclusions:
I. X will get the special prize.
II. X will not get the special prize.

  • A Only conclusion I follows
  • B Only conclusion II follows
  • C Either I or II follows
  • D Neither I nor II follows
  • E Both I and II follow

Question - 7

Given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.
Statement: Company X has marketed the product. Go ahead; purchase it if the price and quality are your considerations.
Conclusions:
I. The product must be good in quality.
II. The price of the product must be reasonable

  • A Only conclusion I follows
  • B Only conclusion II follows
  • C Either I or II follows
  • D Neither I nor II follows
  • E Both I and II follow

Question - 8

Given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.
Statement: Quality has a price tag. India is allocating lots of funds to education.
Conclusions:
I. Quality of education in India would improve soon.
II. Funding alone can enhance the quality of education

  • A Only conclusion I follows
  • B Only conclusion II follows
  • C Either I or II follows
  • D Neither I nor II follows
  • E Both I and II follow

Question - 9

Given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.
Statement: Although we have rating agencies like CRISIL, ICRA, there is a demand to have a separate rating agency for IT companies to protect investors
Conclusions:
I. Assessment of financial worth of IT companies calls for separate set of skills, insight and competencies.
II. Now, the investors investing in IT companies will get protection of their investment.

  • A Only conclusion I follows
  • B Only conclusion II follows
  • C Either I or II follows
  • D Neither I nor II follows
  • E Both I and II follow

Question - 10

Given a statement followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to assume everything in the statement to be true, then consider the two conclusions together and decide which of them logically follows beyond a reasonable doubt from the information given in the statement.
Statement: The standard of education in private schools is much better than Municipal and Zila Parishad-run schools.
Conclusions:
I. The Municipal and Zila Parishad should make serious efforts to improve standard of their schools.
II. All Municipal and Zila Parishad schools should be closed immediately.

  • A Only conclusion I follows
  • B Only conclusion II followsOnly conclusion II follows
  • C Either I or II follows
  • D Neither I nor II follows
  • E Both I and II follow
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